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Fownhope Station

Fownhope Station
Court Orchard

01432 347 193 (West District HQ)
0345 122 4454 (Service Headquarters)

Station Commander: Phil Major

Station Type: On-call

Vehicles and Skills:

Incidents Attended in April 2014 to March 2015

Total callouts: 62

The figures below are totals of the main types of incident attended within their station cover area and do not total all of the callouts.

  • Fires: 6
  • Road Traffic Collisions: 1
  • Persons Rescued: 0
  • Animals Rescued: 1
  • False Alarms: 9
  • Water Related: 0

Other Station Information

Fownhope Fire Station covers an area of approximately 32 square miles, with the population living in small villages scattered across a largely rural area. The station is based in Fownhope and is close to the city of Hereford, with Ledbury to the east and Ross-on-Wye to the south.

Fownhope Fire Station is a retained fire station, so is staffed solely by on-call firefighters, who respond to emergency calls whenever they are needed.

The station has a Dennis Sabre fire engine, which is a first-line attack engine, carrying a crew of up to six firefighters along with firefighting and rescue equipment.

On-call drill nights are held at the Fire Station every Tuesday commencing at 7:00pm.

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